David Chesworth and Sonia Leber - David Chesworth Ensemble
  Year :   1994
  Location :   Australia
  Worktype :   Performance Group
  Materials:   8 piece ensemble - Bass, Electronics, Violin, Cello, Piano, Trombone, Percussion, Sound Design, Recorded Sound
  Info :   Selected performance highlights 2006 Performance at Classical Music Awards Sydney (Award winner Instrumental Work of the Year for Panopticon) 2005 Music to See Through CD launch performances in Melbourne and Sydney 2004 Ensemble membe





 
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  one of Australias premier performance groups. It is dedicated to performing Chesworths own extensive repertoire alongside reinterpretations of music by other exciting contemporary composers. Since its formation in 1993, the ensemble has introduced new audiences to this innovative music through a dynamic and accessible series of recordings and concerts. Chesworth speaks a personal language which is at once witty, haunting and engaging. This is contemporary music with extended instrumental techniques, lively improvisations, bold orchestrations, sounds arising from new technologies, and the playful manipulation of traditional musical forms and contexts. Chesworths stratagems provoke and confound, stimulating both thought and feeling with the shock of a new aesthetic: penetrating restraint. Silence speaks volumes, uponatimes... The Wire, UK Volume and sonic density builds and boils over...Newsday, New York